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Social Media and Hyper Connectivity

Chris Swan, the Managing Partner of Transearch’s Mid-West Regional office, based in Chicago, discusses how our concept of “connection” has changed, and how it has expanded our sense of community. Click Here

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TIM HORTONS: THE STRATEGIC GROWTH OF AN ICONIC CANADIAN COMPANY

Senior Client Partner, Lisa Heidman and executives of the iconic Canadian brand discuss reinvention, growth strategy, and how to turn donuts into dollars.

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From Four Seasons CEO to RBC’s Chair of the Board

A Conversation with Kathleen Taylor on Leadership, Talent and the Power of Resilience.

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Great Leaders Are Known By The Company They Keep

In our increasingly interconnected world, it’s easy to understand just how small the world can feel at times.

Chances are you’ve encountered senior business leaders who happen to know friends, former classmates, social acquaintances and confidants of executives who are already part of your professional or industry network or perhaps even your own personal board of advisors and trusted mentors. The older we get and the more miles we travel, the smaller the world gets.

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Canadian Mining Industry Report, November 2013

On Board and Executive Remuneration.

by Frank Galati and Russ Buckland

Bedford Resources is pleased to present our fourth annual report of Board Member and Executive Remuneration for the Mining Industry. As a leader in executive search and management assessment, Bedford Resources understands the importance of competitive remuneration and retention practices. Through in depth insight and analysis, this report is designed to be a resource for mining companies to benchmark remuneration practices (pay scales, equity awards, and governance trends) relative to peer group comparators. It is intended to provide information to support compensation decisions when boards and/or management are reviewing directors’ and executive remuneration or hiring senior executives.

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CELEBRATING WOMEN OF INFLUENCE’S 2012 CANADIAN DIVERSITY CHAMPIONS

By Lisa Heidman LL.B.

Lisa’s series column in Women of Influence Magazine discusses the 2012 Canadian Diversity Champions list, which expanded from 100 to over 300 in 2012, and asks Senior Executives: “Why diversity matters to you, your team, your business and to Canadian business broader?” Read as PDF

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Are You Making Informed Decisions?

The Bedford Consulting Group together with Global Governance Advisors (GGA) Present the Bedford-GGA 2012 Mining Industry Report on Executive and Board Remuneration.

Join us for a breakfast presentation and panel discussion as we launch this year’s expanded survey that, for the first time, provides a Canadian as well as an international perspective. This essential compensation report is the result of a comprehensive examination of the practices of over 230 global mining companies.

When: Tuesday, December 4, 2012. 8:00–10:00 A.M.
Where: The Vancouver Club,
915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.
RSVP by November 30: moc.puorgdrofdebnull@ohcm

Doors open for registrants at 7:30.
Continental breakfast will be served.

A must-read for Board Chairs, Audit and HR committees, CEOs, CFOs and HR executives, all invitees receive a take-home copy and have the opportunity to take part in our the state of the industry conversation on this year’s findings.

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